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Environmental Caucus State-wide Activities

Environmental Caucus State-wide Activities

View the Environmental Caucus presentation given at State Democratic Party meeting in Orlando on April 13, 2018.  The presentation addresses significant environmental issues and provides information about chapters throughout the state.  It includes the Environmental Bill of Rights, Legislative Report Cards, and the Global Environmental Thresholds graphic. Download the DECF_DCCA_180413_2 Presentation

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FDP Environmental Resolutions

FDP Environmental Resolutions

Environmental Resolutions adopted by the Florida Democratic Party, Oct. 2017 Title: Environmental Justice for All Floridians Summary: The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) supports environmental protections, renewable energy, clean air, food and water for all Floridians. Resolution Language: WHEREAS, the FDP seeks environmental justice through careful stewardship of our land, air, and water, and sustainable growth […]

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UN Emissions Gap Report 2017

UN Emissions Gap Report 2017

Political, industrial and civil leaders are strengthening and implementing the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Yet current state pledges cover no more than a third of the emission reductions needed, creating a dangerous gap, which even growing momentum from non-state actors cannot close. This report highlights the dangers of that gap, the issues behind it […]

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Pollution kills 9 million per year: Lancet

Pollution is killing up to 9 million people every single year across the planet. As grimly expected, most of these deaths – 92 percent – are in middle-to-low income countries. This makes the unnatural phenomenon, which is responsible for one-in-6 deaths worldwide, more deadly than anything else, including natural disasters, famine, and war. Read more […]

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Deep Injection Wells Contrary to Everglades Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Cris Costello, Sierra Club, 941-914-0421, cris.costello@sierraclub.org **PRESS RELEASE** LETTER TO GOVERNOR SCOTT FROM STAKEHOLDERS STATEWIDE: Deep Injection Wells within the Lake Okeechobee Watershed are contrary to Everglades Restoration PRESS RELEASE_Letter to Governor_Deep Injection Wells within the Lake O Watershed contrary to Everglades Restoration_10 09 17

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